Escalating GBV cases troubling—BCP

Daisy Bathusi
Daisy Bathusi

The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) said it is concerned with the escalating cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV), many with fatal consequences.

BCP Secretary for Labour and gender expert, Daisy Bathusi said just in one week, seven people, including one man, fell victim to the so-called passion killings.

“This is shocking, especially since research has demonstrated that for every single case of GBV reported, there are five more out there unreported. This alarming state of affairs calls to question the effectiveness of all intervention strategies that have been deployed to combat this menace,” Bathusi told The Monitor on Sunday.

Editor's Comment
Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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